BASEBALL ANYONE??

This week’s cold weather has me thinking about two things—eating and springtime! Chicago is a great food city and thanks to our conference hotel we’re able to provide you with this list of nearby dining options:

BREAKFAST RESTAURANTS – FULL SERVICE

  • Geneva Restaurant at the Swissotel, Concourse Level
  • American Craft (Farm 2 Table) at the Hyatt Regency, 151 E Wacker Dr. 
  • Aria (Eclectic) at the Fairmont, 200 N. Columbus
  • Filini (Italian) at the Radisson Blu, 221 N. Columbus Dr.
  • Houlihan’s (American) via underground Pedway
  • Eggy’s (Diner) in Lakeshore East Park, 333 E Benton Pl

LUNCH RESTAURANTS – FULL SERVICE

  • Amuse at the Swissotel, Lobby Level
  • Palm (Steakhouse) at the Swissotel, Lobby Level
  • Aria (Eclectic) at the Fairmont, 200 N. Columbus
  • Filini (Italian) at the Radisson Blu, 221 N. Columbus Dr. 
  • American Craft (Farm 2 Table) at the Hyatt Regency, 151 E Wacker Dr.
  • Houlihan’s (American) via underground Pedway
  • Eggy’s (Diner) in Lakeshore East Park, 333 E Benton Pl (sidewalk level)
  • Yum Cha Dim Sum Parlor in Lakeshore East Park, 333 E Benton Pl (top floor)

RESTAURANTS - COUNTER SERVICE (Mostly open Monday-Friday) 
Via Underground Pedway

Towards Michigan Ave (straight out of hotel doors, Concourse level)

  • Dunkin Donuts
  • Subway
  • Hanna’s Bretzel
  • I Love Sushi
  • Cosi
  • McDonald’s
  • Potbelly Sandwich Shop
  • Starbucks
  • Pret A Manger
  • Burrito Beach

Towards the Fairmont Hotel in the Aon Building (left out of hotel doors, Concourse level)

  • Starbucks
  • Au Bon Pain
  • Jimmy Johns
  • Dunkin Donuts
  • Sopraffina Market Café
  • Market Thyme Food Court

Towards the Fairmont in the Prudential Building (left out of hotel doors, Concourse level)

  • Panda Express

In Lakeshore East Park – 5 Minute walk towards the South

  • Subway
  • Brown Bag Seafood Co.
  • Mariano’s Fresh Market

To read more, here’s a recent article about places to eat and shop in Chicago: http://a.msn.com/03/en-us/BBhjEkz

Now back to that spring thing…For those baseball fans and sports historians out there here's your chance to see the Chicago Cubs and experience iconic Wrigley Field in person!  We are putting together an IAAAM group outing to see the St. Louis Cardinals play the Cubs at 7:00 on Tuesday night April 7th. Tickets, including all taxes and fees, will be under $22.00 each.  If you are interested please immediately contact Greg Lewbart before January 12th at greg_lewbart@ncsu.edu to reserve your seat(s)! Children are welcome. 

Conference registration for our April 2015 meeting in Chicago is currently open at https://www.etouches.com/iaaam. To take advantage of early registration fees for the conference and all associated events and workshops, please be sure to register prior to March 1, 2015

Finally, the conference abstract submission deadline of 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time on January 15, 2015 is rapidly approaching. Please follow these abstract preparation instructions and email them to me at murphylp@vet.upenn.edu. I will respond to every submission within 48 hours so you know I have received your abstract. If it’s been longer than that and you haven’t heard from me I encourage you to contact me again by either email or phone (610-925-6217).

Students submitting travel award applications (see website for instructions, also due January 15, 2015) must submit their abstracts to me AND also submit their abstracts and the rest of their application materials separately to the specified email address to be considered for the conference.

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